Mattawamkeag, Maine

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Mattawamkeag, Maine

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High Points

Mattawamkeag strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Maine):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
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Comparative Profile of Mattawamkeag, Maine

Comparing Mattawamkeag to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Maine (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 8 6
Male Share of the Population 7 4
Senior Citizens 6 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 8
Female Share of the Population 4 7
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 5
Average Household Size 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 5 4
Median Family Income 2 1
People in Middle Class or Better 2 1
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 8
Public Transportation Use 6 5
Working at Home 6 2
Short Commute Times 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 4
Housing Recently Built 7 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 10
People Living Alone 5 8

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Mattawamkeag Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 158 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 256 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Penobscot
Standard Zip Codes 04459
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.513
Longitude -68.355

Mattawamkeag Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 23 F
Apr Temp 30 to 49 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 34 to 54 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches
Distance 25.9 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 28 to 49 F
Jul Temp 52 to 78 F
Oct Temp 31 to 55 F
Annual Precip 41.7 inches
Distance 36 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 27 F
Apr Temp 29 to 51 F
Jul Temp 55 to 79 F
Oct Temp 34 to 57 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
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Mattawamkeag Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 825 100%
Male 403 48.8%
Female 422 51.2%
Under 18 208 25.2%
18+ 617 74.8%
65+ 141 17.1%
Median Age 40.1
Average Family Size 2.96
White 809 98.1%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 13 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Mattawamkeag Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 809
Growth -16
Growth % -1.9%

Mattawamkeag Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 31.9%
US/American 18.5%
French (except Basque) 13.6%
Irish 10.8%
French Canadian 6.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.8%
Italian 3%
Scotch-Irish 3%
Canadian 1.7%
Scottish 1.6%
Norwegian 1.4%
German 1.2%
Swedish 0.7%
Polish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mattawamkeag 825 $32,000
East Millinocket 1,828 $42,857
Lee 845 $35,813
Lincoln 5,221 $35,295
Medway 1,489 $40,063
Millinocket 5,203 $40,893
Winn 420 $33,393

Mattawamkeag Public Libraries

Mattawamkeag Public Library
Mattawamkeag, Maine
(207) 736-7013

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